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Featured African Cooking Books

Love Cooking, Love Cook Books this Spring

Recipes To ShareFood From Across Africa:
Food for thought, food for love and a book to create that food. What are you cooking?

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For vegan lovers. Seduction by creative culinary combinations

Marcus Off Duty

Samuelsson has captivated food lovers. Discover why?

African Cookbook

The incredibly unique local cuisine, invigorate your senses

Flavors of India & Africa

Discover eclectic dishes. More than 100 tasty recipes

Big Zuu's Big Eats: Delicious home cooking with West Africa Cooking

Do you love to eat Vegan?

Choose Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed. In Afro-Vegan, renowned chef and food justice activist Bryant Terry reworks and remixes the favorite staples, ingredients, and classic dishes of the African Diaspora.

A rainbow blend

Published 2014 Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and trained in European kitchens written by Marcus Samuelsson. The youngest chef ever to receive three stars from the New York Times. The recipes blend a rainbow of the flavors he experienced in his travels—Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, and Southern soul.

Love between Indian and African

Also published in 2014 Flavors of India & Africa: More than 100 tasty family recipes. This cookbook features the traditional Indian and East African foods the author Khatoon Gulamani was raised with by.

A compilation of the continent's recipes

Enjoy finding out about the different countries with African Cookbook: Recipes from Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya. Love the whole continent.
African Cookbook is a compilation of over 80 recipes from the African Countries of Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya. Cook your way through each of these fascinating Countries!

Check out also Heritage by Sean Brock, the heritage foods of the South. Another passionate book by the authors Alice Randall and Caroline Randall Williams is mining the traditions of four generations of black women which is called Soul Food Love Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family.

If you are flirting with the idea of a book, view our selection of African Cook Books.

Our Latest News Stories

Caribbean Rum, Sugar And African Slavery

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2017-11-05 16:43
Plantation Caribbean rum

Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.

Ethiopia The Home Of The Drink Coffee

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2020-01-20 12:39

A great ten days in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, East Africa to start the new decade 2020. This is the country where coffee comes from. Specifically the wonders of the wild Ethiopian mountains. The very popular drink drunk everyday on mas is made by beans and the coffee plant is grown and originated from this part of the world. It is the area where you will find the most diverse coffee plant varieties. The word ‘coffee’ derives from ‘Kafa’, a region in south west Ethiopia.


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